Erie Insurance and The Precisionists, Inc. launch neurodiversity employment program .
Erie, Pa. (August 3, 2021) – Erie Insurance (ERIE) recently began collaborating with The Precisionists, Inc. (TPI), a Wilmington, Delaware-based organization focused on employment for adults with disabilities. The Erie Insurance pilot program will leverage the talents of a team of autistic adults from TPI’s workforce to address critical business needs within three areas of ERIE’s business.
Individuals taking part in the pilot program will be identified, assessed, trained and employed by The Precisionists. They will carry out project-based work for ERIE’s data, human resources and information technology teams, including data analytics, software engineering and software testing roles. While supporting ERIE’s business functions, TPI consultants will also receive ongoing direction, training and support from their TPI project leader.
Read the full press release HERE.
Check out this announcement IN THE NEWS:
WJET-TV ABC-24’s Fontaine Glenn’s story from 8/4/21 featuring TPI’s CEO, Ernie Dianastasis discussing this new program with ERIE, and Mercyhurst University’s Director, Autism Initiative, Bradley McGarry
Erie News Now feature article from 8/3/21: Erie Insurance Launches New Pilot Program with Organization to Provide Opportunities for Adults with Autism